obesity among children

Single kids likely to be obese?


September 18th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 18 (IANS) A single child has a more than 50 percent higher risk of being overweight or obese than those with siblings, as borne out by a study ... Read more...

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Breathing device helps kids with sleep apnea


February 13th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Children and adolescents with obstructive sleep apnea fared much better in terms of attention, anxiety and quality of life after treatment with positive airway pressure (PAP). ... Read more...

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Obesity common among Indians hooked to packed foods


November 9th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Other than decreasing physical activity, increased usage of packed foods and a calorie-laden diet has led to greater obesity among Indians in the ... Read more...

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Eating location, food source determine childhood obesity


July 25th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Food eaten outside the home, as well as fast food eaten at home, are fuelling an increase in calorie intake and obesity among children, a study ... Read more...

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Kids’ breakfasts lack adequate nutrients


March 20th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Breakfasts served to children worldwide are often high in sugar and saturated fat and low in dietary fibre. These lack essential vitamins and minerals, says a ... Read more...

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Panel on soft drinks will be re-constituted, apex court told (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Food Safety and Standards Authority (FSSA) Tuesday told the Supreme Court that it will re-constitute a panel of experts and scientists tasked to find out the ... Read more...

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Brit kids ‘getting fatter at twice the rate of Americans’


June 26th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that British children are getting fatter at twice the rate of those in America and spend a lot more on unhealthy snacks.Researchers have ... Read more...

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Coke to pull out of Mexican schools to promote anti-obesity drive


June 11th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 11 (IANS/EFE) Soft-drink major Coca-Cola will pull its products out of nearly 300,000 public schools in Mexico in an effort to comply with the government's call to reduce obesity ... Read more...

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Why do obese kids attract bullies?


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Obese children are more likely to be bullied regardless of gender, race, socio-economic status, social skills or academic achievement, says a new study. "Physicians who care for obese ... Read more...

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Friendship may help control obesity rise in children


January 12th, 2010 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): Having a nice group of friends may help stem rise in obesity among children, say researchers.It is well known that friends have a significant impact on children's behaviour ... Read more...

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One in 10 Brit kids will become obese by 2015: Study


December 15th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 15 (ANI): One in 10 British children is likely to become obese by 2015, reveals a new study.The research team from University College London insists that if the current trend ... Read more...

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Ban on fast food TV ads could reverse childhood obesity


November 20th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Ban on fast food TV ads could reduce obesity among children by 18 percent, according to a new study. The research was conducted by the National Bureau of ... Read more...

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Kids with Down syndrome more likely to have higher levels of obesity-related hormone


November 14th, 2007 - 2:55 am ICT by admin
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